The PEN Literary Award winners were announced earlier this week. Joe Jackson’s Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary won the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. Tess Lewis’s translation of Angel of Oblivion by Maja Haderlap won the […]
Lois Roma-Deeley’s fourth collection of poems, The Short List of Certainties, won the Jacopone da Todi Book Prize and will be published by Franciscan University Press later this year.
Earlier this week, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2016 Nebula Awards. Mishell Baker’s Borderline was nominated for Best Novel. Victor LaValle’s The Ballad of Black Tom was nominated for Best Novella. Delia […]
Peter C. Bjarkman has won the Society for American Baseball Research’s Henry Chadwick Award for Career Achievement in Baseball Research.
Hiking Acadia National Park (3rd edition) by member Dolores Kong and Dan Ring won the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award, in the Outdoor Adventure Guidebook category. The winners were announced this past November.
The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Award winners and honorees earlier today. Nikki Grimes received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award which “honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a […]
The Mystery Writers of America announced the 2017 Edgar Award Nominees on yesterday. Ruth Franklin’s Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life and David J. Skal’s Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula […]
The 2017 PEN America Literary Awards finalists were announced yesterday. Brit Bennett’s The Mothers was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Ruth Franklin’s Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life and Joe Jackson’s Black Elk: The […]
Finalists for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on January 17. Louise Erdrich’s LaRose and Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth were finalists in the category of Fiction. Ruth Franklin’s Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life and Joe Jackson’s Black […]